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Ranking the Best College Football Games in November

By Bryan Fischer, 2 months 2 weeks ago
Ask college football coaches what their favorite things to say about this time of the year are and you’re liable to hear that teams to remember win big games in November. While it rolls off the tongue, it’s also true — it’s time to get serious about college football and ramp up the pressure as title chases across the country really hit the home stretch.   As we...

5 Reasons Florida was Justified in Parting Ways with Jim McElwain

By Aaron Tallent, 2 months 2 weeks ago
Florida officially parted ways with head coach Jim McElwain on Sunday after a he made allegations that death threats were made against himself, his family and his players. However, he never reported them to university officials and they could not be substantiated. Those allegations are one of five reasons the University of Florida was justified in making the decision it did on McElwain....

Seven-Step Drop: 7 Burning Questions for the College Football Playoff Selection Committee

By Bryan Fischer, 2 months 3 weeks ago
Well, we’ve arrived. Now it’s time to get serious about the national title chase, the Heisman Trophy and even those conference title races.   This past weekend introduced several shakeups to the college football standings across the country, from Ames to Columbus to South Bend. As our eye turns toward November and the home stretch of action, it’s also finally time to...

College Football Top 25 Rankings (After Week 9)

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 3 weeks ago
Weekly college football top 25 rankings are a big part of every season, and Athlon Sports will update its top 25 following the games each weekend. The ninth weekend of the 2017 season was filled with exciting games and intriguing conference matchups. The top games of Week 9 took place in the afternoon, as Ohio State rallied to beat Penn State in a 39-38 thriller. The Buckeyes...

12 Coaching Candidates to Replace Jim McElwain at Florida

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 3 weeks ago
Following a 42-7 loss to Georgia on Saturday, Florida has decided to fire head coach Jim McElwain. During his 34 games with the Gators, McElwain went 22-12 and claimed back-to-back SEC East titles. Prior to Florida, McElwain worked under Nick Saban at Alabama as the program’s offensive coordinator and went 22-15 in three years as Colorado State’s head coach from 2012-14.  ...

Awesome College Football Alternate Uniforms from Week 9

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 3 weeks ago
Alternate uniforms and helmets are a big part of every team’s wardrobe throughout any season. While there’s nothing wrong with traditional uniforms and helmets, a different look is never a bad thing. And over the last few years, it seems more teams are using alternate uniforms throughout the season. With several awesome designs making an appearance in Week 9, here are ones we liked...

College Football Week 9 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 3 weeks ago
Week 9 of the 2017 college football season was filled with several intriguing matchups and storylines. The weekend's biggest game took place in Columbus, with Ohio State rallying from an early deficit to beat Penn State 39-38. The Buckeyes were led by a stout defense in the second half, along with the standout play of quarterback J.T. Barrett. Notre Dame soundly defeated NC...

SEC Week 9 College Football Awards

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 3 weeks ago
Week 9 of the 2017 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments from the SEC. The weekend slate featured Georgia's 42-7 blowout win over Florida in Jacksonville, Mississippi State's 35-14 road victory against Texas A&M, along with Kentucky's last-minute win over Tennessee. Additionally, South Carolina knocked off Vanderbilt, Missouri...

College Football's 10 Best Position Battles to Watch in Week 9

By Bryan Fischer, 2 months 3 weeks ago
It’s another loaded weekend of great games and one that is shaping up to have a huge impact on the College Football Playoff race. As great as some of these college football matchups are this week though, they might not hold a candle to the games within a game — between players on either side of the ball.   Whether you’re a college football fan, a coach or an NFL scout...

Georgia Bulldogs vs. Florida Gators Preview and Prediction

By Eric Sorenson, 2 months 3 weeks ago
Welcome to the Florida-Georgia game, known to us as the World’s Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party. After seven weeks of the 2017 college football season, we need a good rivalry with some liquid refreshment, and this game fits the bill perfectly, even if the powers-that-be tried to change the nickname of the game a few years ago.   The best part about this annual SEC East donnybrook...